Dinner with my cousin at my favorite place🥰 This was soo good and I tried the garlic breads for the first time and they were BOMB🤤 Leaving for the airport in just a couple of hours✈️
Recovery is so so much more than weight.
When Ed is around he takes away your voice, your thoughts, and even your identity. You have to rediscover your morals, your beliefs and who you are as a person. I don’t have the answers to get there unfortunately, I’m not exactly there myself but I promise you can always ALWAYS talk to me. DM’s are always open. We can do this together. I know you are scared but think of me as a friend who you can talk to about literally anything and I will help you the best I can to get through it. I know I don’t know you personally, but I am getting through recovery for us. We can beat this monster. I know we can 👊🏻
Hello folks, so today we are going to give some education on what NOT to say to someone who is recovering from an eating disorder. For those of you who don’t have eating disorders, use this as a guide about what to avoid saying to someone who has an eating disorder. For those of you who do have an eating disorder, I’m sure you can agree with everything I’m about to say! Here we go🕊
“You look so much healthier!” →
I can’t stress this one enough. You should never say these types of things to someone recovering from an eating disorder. It might seem like a positive & helpful comment, but it’s far from it. Eating disorders go way beyond weight gain. Even if someone looks better physically, they could be struggling more than ever emotionally with their eating disorder. Looks mean nothing. Also, to most people recovering from eating disorders, healthy often means “fat.” When you tell someone recovering that they look healthier, it becomes obvious to them that people are visibly aware of their weight gain. Healthy is not a compliment to someone struggling... it’s a toxic thing to say and can actually pull someone into a relapse. Don’t say it. Just don’t.
“That’s so much food. Even I can’t eat that much” →
Okay, listen up. People who are in recovery from eating disorders often have to eat more than a “typical” person. We are re-introducing our bodies to food, one of the most essential aspects of life. Our bodies have been deprived of it for so long, therefore we need to re-train our bodies. Some degree of weight gain is USUALLY necessary, so therefore we have to eat more than what is considered a “normal amount.” By commenting on the amount of food we eat, you are doing nothing but making us more self-conscious. Don’t comment on someone’s food portions when they are recovering from an eating disorder!
“That’s so unhealthy” →
In general, there’s no such thing as “bad” or “good” foods. All foods nourish the body. Food is food. Every food is fine, in moderation of course. People recovering from eating disorders will likely eat a range of foods because as I’ve already said, we are being re-introduced to food. We need all the food groups. **CONTINUED IN COMMENTS**
My lunch today was a bun with chicken, mozzarella, BBQ sauce, cucumber and salad + grapes, 1/4 of a cookie and one vanilla biscuit on the side. Im drinking Pepsi max🥪🍇🍪
I’ve been home alone all day today, just enjoying myself and running a few erinds. My head has been telling me to restrict all day since nobody is here to tell me not to, but i’ve pushed through and had all my meals💪❤️
My mom is bringing sushi home for dinner tonight and im so exited. Sushi is my fave dish so hell yeaaaa🍣🍱💞 #recovery #food #anorexiarecovery #edrecovery #lunch #fuckanorexia #anorexia
I did this for us.
The time lapse I just posted on youtube is so important for this community
For the 9 year old on a diet
For the gym dude throwing up his food
For the girl looking up thinspo
For that person who skipped breakfast
For the ballerina pressured to lose weight
For the mom who doesn’t eat
For the person who can’t skip a workout
For the people with belly rolls and cellulite
For the woman crying over her jean size
For all of us.
I love u.
What does this edrecovery community mean to you? 👇🏼💗